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Can social deprivation mimic autism?

Can the impact of poor reciprocal communication between a child and its care-givers appear the same as autism?

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Guilt, shame and suicidal ideation: childhood sexual abuse as a mediating factor

Introduction This blogpost contains brief notes by me (Juline) from a clinical perspective on the paper cited below. The notes are made for my personal use, but posted here in case they are of interest or use to others. Kealy, D., Spidel, A. & Ogrodniczuk, J. (2017).  Self‐conscious emotions and suicidal ideation among women with… Continue reading Guilt, shame and suicidal ideation: childhood sexual abuse as a mediating factor

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Papers assessing the role of ‘common factors’ in psychotherapy outcomes

Research showing that the therapeutic relationship is central to positive outcomes.

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Depression and psychodynamic psychotherapy – notes on a 2017 paper from Brazil

INTRODUCTION This blogpost contains brief notes by me (Juline) made on 4 March 2018 from a clinical perspective on the paper cited below. The notes are made for my personal use but are published here in case they are of use to others. Ribeiro, Ângela & P. Ribeiro, João & von Doellinger, Orlando. (2017). Depression… Continue reading Depression and psychodynamic psychotherapy – notes on a 2017 paper from Brazil

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What distinguishes adolescents with suicidal thoughts from those who have attempted suicide? Clinical pointers from a UK study, published 1 March 2018.

Notes on differences in young people between those thinking of suicide and those attempting it.